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Adult Tournament Criteria

 

These criteria are specifically designed for the convenience of USTA Georgia tournament staff and should be reviewed before or while you are in the process of organizing and conducting your current events.  If you are unable to find the answer to your tournament questions, please contact the USTA Georgia office during normal business hours.

 

 

2023 Adult Tournament Levels and Requirements for USTA Georgia Sanctioned Tournaments

 

Tournament Levels

Match Play Format

Maximum Entry Fees/Sanction Fee

Draw

Type

Draw Size

Entry Deadline For Event

Level 7

 

Individual and Team Events

 

 

 

 

 

          One or Two Day             Tournament

              Singles:

Two short sets to 4,7 point match tiebreak at one set all

OR

 8 game pro-set with 7 point tiebreak at 8 games all

           Doubles:

Two short sets to 4, 7 point match tiebreak at one set all

OR

8 game pro-set with 7 point tiebreak at 8 games all

Men, Women, and Mixed draws allowed – Open, Age divisions, NTRP

Inclement Weather

Shorter formats allowed for inclement weather: One short set to 4, 5-point tiebreak at 3 games all. 2nd day may be used for rain or doubles play

 

Max Entry Fee 

 

 

 First Entry: $40.47 

 Each additional entry: $20.24 

 

Open Divisions

Fees may be more if there is a money prize

 

Sanction Fee:

$40 until deadline

$55 after deadline

 

 

Singles

Round Robin, Round Robin with playoffs, Compass, and First Match Consolation

                    Doubles

Round Robin, Round Robin with playoffs, Compass, and First Match Consolation

 

Singles:

32 draw

Doubles: 

 16 draw   

 

Entries close at 11:59p.m. ET on the Tuesday prior to the event

start date

Level 6

 

Individual and Team Events

 

 

 

 Two or Three Day Tournament

Singles:

Two tiebreak sets, 10-point match tiebreak at one set all

Doubles:

Two tiebreak sets, 10-point match tiebreak at one set all

Men, Women, and Mixed draws allowed – Open, Age divisions, NTRP 

 Inclement Weather

Shorter formats allowed for inclement weather: Two short sets to 4, 7-point match tiebreak at one set all

       Max Entry Fees

 

First entry: $57.56 

Each additional entry: $28.78 

 

Open Divisions Fees - may charge more if there is a money prize

 

Sanction Fee:

   $40 until deadline

   $55 after deadline

 

 

 

      Singles:

 

Round Robin, First Match Consolation, or Single Elimination

 

Doubles:

Round Robin, First Match Consolation, or Single Elimination

 

Singles:

32 Player Draw

 

 

 

Doubles:

16 Player Draw

Entries close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the Monday  prior to the event start date

    Level 5

Open and Closed

 

Closed – GA Residents only

 

Individual and Team Events

Two to Five day Tournament

                  Singles:

Best of 3 tiebreak sets

OR

 Two tiebreak sets, 10-point match tiebreak at one set all

Doubles:

Two tiebreak sets, 10-point match tiebreak at one set all

Doubles Only Tournament - Best of 3 tiebreak sets

 

Men, Women, and Mixed draws allowed – Open, Age divisions, NTRP 

Inclement Weather

Shorter formats allowed for inclement weather: Two short sets to 4, 7-point  match tiebreak at one set all

 

Max Entry Fees

 

First entry: $80.36 

Each additional entry: $40.18 

 

Open Divisions Fees - may charge more if there is a money prize

 

 

Sanction Fee:

$40 until deadline

     $55 after deadline

 

 

Singles:

 

Round Robin, First Match  Consolation or Single Elimination

 

Doubles:

Round Robin, First Match Consolation or Single Elimination

 

Singles:

 64 Draw

 

Doubles:

32 Draw

Entries close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the Sunday prior to the event start date

 

 

 

 

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Round Robin draws are encouraged when draws are small in all levels of adult tournaments. Team Events may use round robin draws exclusively.

 

    Late Entries - 

  • If draws are not full, Tournament Directors can take late entries as long as draws are not POSTED.  
  • If the draw is full, Tournament Directors may take late entries onto the alternate list, only if the player is not ranked higher than the last seed.
  • Tournament Directors may charge up to $25 late entry fee.

 

                 Residency Requirements for Closed Tournaments

Only players who have established a legal residency in Georgia, hold a current USTA membership card assigned to Georgia, and who are citizens of the United States or meet the international player requirements for a national ranking are eligible to participate in Georgia closed tournaments. These residency requirements must be satisfied at least thirty (30) days prior to the entry date of each Tournament. Please click here for more information.             

 

 

                                                                                          Adult Age Eligibility

  (for tournaments Jan. 1, 2023 through Dec. 31, 2023)

 

25 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1998

30 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1993

35 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1988

40 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1983

45 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1978

50 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1973

55 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1968

60 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1963

65 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1958

70 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1953

75 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1948

80 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1943

85 & Over

Born on or before December 31, 1938

 

 

Tournament Application Requirements and Helpful Hints

 

USTA Georgia Wheelchair Tournament Levels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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USTA Georgia Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement

 

USTA Georgia’s mission to promote and develop the growth of tennis, is only enhanced by leveraging diversity and creating an inclusive environment. We are committed to ensuring that people of all backgrounds have access to and feel authentically welcome in the game and business of tennis. 

It is with this spirit of equity and inclusion that we invite all people who play, watch, support and/or enjoy tennis to partake in our many programs, events and membership offerings through participation, volunteerism or leadership.

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